American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Lacking liveliness, animation, or interest; dull: vapid conversation.
- adj. Lacking taste, zest, or flavor; flat: vapid beer.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That has lost its life and spirit; insipid; dead; flat.
- Dull; spiritless; destitute of animation; insipid.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having lost its life and spirit; dead; spiritless; insipid; flat; dull; unanimated.
- adj. lacking taste or flavor or tang
- adj. lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest
- From Latin vapidus ("flat or vapid"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin vapidus. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“John Mariani, a longtime wine and food writer, predicts a rise in vapid wine blogs.”
“Sure, Ann Coulter has proven that being shrill and vapid is no serious barrier to success, but Coulter is at least sporadically witty and entertaining — she can turn a phrase, whether or not she uses it to say much of anything.”
“Locale: Staging and dressing together constitute locale and their absence will render it "vague" or "vapid" -- though a writer might, of course, pare away the requisite details deliberately, in the same way they might pare away features distinguishing voice.”
“I vaguely recall a vapid amicus brief or two urging that the Supreme Court grant cert in a case because some lawprofs cared about it.”
“She abandons her son for what can only be called a vapid frat boy.”
“Los Angeles has long been known as a vapid cultural wasteland.”
“Likened to bimbos, or called vapid, or whatever else?”
“From the moment George Bush coined his vapid "compassionate conservatism" rhetoric during the 2000 campaign, principled conservatives knew they were in trouble.”
“From the moment George Bush coined his vapid "compassionate conservatism" rhetoric during the”
“Sh*t, I wish I'd said that - especially the "vapid" part.”
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